Travel And Geographic Medicine Clinic | Overview

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Boston Children's Hospital's Travel and Geographic Medicine Clinic provides comprehensive pre-travel services for international travelers, both adults and children. If you are planning a family trip abroad, our clinic will ensure your child receives all appropriate immunizations and medications.

Plan Ahead

Appointments are recommended as soon as you know when you are travelling in order to complete all necessary travel immunizations and counseling. Vaccines should be received at least 4-6 weeks before travel.  To schedule an appointment, please call 617-355-5945.

Planning a Family Trip? How We Can Help

Our Travel and Geographic Medicine Clinic provides a broad array of services, including:

  • Travel immunizations
  • Preventive medicine
  • Information about illness prevention while traveling
  • Information about injury prevention and travel safety
  • Medications and immunizations, including yellow fever and typhoid
  • Pediatric dosing of anti-malarial medications
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

Boston Children's Hospital
300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
For Patients: 617-355-6000
For Referring Providers: 844-BCH-PEDS | 844-224-7337